Best months: February to June, September to November

Stone Village to Daughters Kingdom

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    Yunnan is definitely one of the most ethnically fascinating and scenically stunning provinces in all of China. Home to 25 of China's minority groups and over half of all China's plant and animal species - it is easy to understand why Yunnan is highly favored by all kinds of travelers. Our adventure tour will take you to the extraordinary natural wonder at Jade Dragon Mountain and Tiger Leaping Gorge-the third deepest gorge in the world with it's towering walls and dramatic beauty, meander along the majestic Yangzi River. Traverse the Yangtze river valley and ride some never-been-ridden trails in northwestern Yunnan to Stone Village. On this tour you will discover the matriarchy society of the Mosuo People and the historical city of Lijiang.

    Day by Day Itinerary 


    Day 1 Lijiang (2400m) 

    Arrive in Lijiang, check in the hotel prebooked by Ridechina. We suggest you manage to arrive earlier to visit this world heritage town. We mee at 18:00 for a group dinner. (D) 


    Day 2 Lijiang - Lugu Lake(3000m) 

    Meet your bikes and ride to Lugu Lake, lugu lake is one of the most beautiful lakes in China where the Mosuo ethnic people live. They are still live in a matriarchal society. (Ride 227 KM) (B,L) 


    Day 3 Lugu lake - Stone village ( 1771 m) 

    We will ride from Lugu Lake to the Yangtse Valley and wind our way to Stone Town. Very scenic riding on cobble stones roads. (Ride 160KM) (B,L) 


    Day 4 Stone Village - Daju(1760m) - Haba (2600 m) 

    We will ride to Yangtse and ferry the river. Ride to Haba Village under Haba snow Mountain. We will be riding on dirt tracks in the backdrop of the Jade Dragon Mountain. (Ride 130KM) (B,L) 


    Day 5 Haba - Tiger Leaping Gorge - Lijiang (2400) 

    Ride through the thrid deepest gorge in the world, we ride to Lijiang via Longpan and cross the Jade Dragon Mountain. Return to Lijiang we celebrate this great off road adventure. (Ride 130km) (B,L) 


    Day 6 Lijiang 

    Trip ends after breakfast. (B)

    Dates: all year around on demand, better and drier months are February to June, September to November 


    Tour Cost: 

    1880USD/person (2 persons) 

    1380USD/person ( 3 - 4 persons) 

    1150USD/person ( 5 - 8 persons) 

    USD500/person (passengers) 

    Singleroom: 150USD/person 


    INCLUDED IN THE TOUR PRICE: 


    --All breakfasts and lucnhes 

    --250cc Motorcycle rental with unlimited mileage and fuel 

    --Support vehicle to carry luggages and passnegers 

    --All overnights in hotels and guesthouses (double occupancy) 

    --Third party liability insurance for motorcycles and First Aid Kit 

    --Tour information of destinations & safe riding in China 

    --Entry fee to parks and monasteries, old towns 

    --Tour guide on motorcycle 


    SERVICES NOT INCLUDED: -


    -All services not mentioned and all items of a personal nature 

    --Dinners and bottled drinks 

    --Tipping or gratuities to guides and drivers 

    --Mandatory international travel insurance 

    --Excursions other than those specified in trips 

    --Extra cost if tour is delayed or changed due to reasons beyond control

    "Spectacular trip through Yunnan with professional guides" We spent 4 days on the bikes with Jah and his team and had the chance to visit one of the most beautiful landscapes in China. Everything was well taken care of !"


GROUP SIZE

Minimum 3 participants

START/FINISH

Lijiang/Lijiang

DURATION

6 days, 4 riding days

TRIP GRADE

Advanced  

ROUTE

Total distance 654 km, daily rides 130 - 240 km. Mostly on asphalt roads with gravel and dirt tracks.

ACCOMMODATION

Hotels and Guesthouses

HIGHLIGHTS

Lugu Lake, Yangtze River, Naxi and Yi Villages, Lijaing world heritage old city, Tiger Leaping Gorge and Jade Dragon Mountain

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